The Formulaby Susan LeDoux
Remarks like, "And she calls herself a Christian!" or "Those Christians are nothing but hypocrites," can make us cringe, especially when we're guilty of failing to be the people we know our Lord calls us to be. Is there a way to do better?
DANIEL 2 A TIMELINE OF METALSby Wade Nye
Daniel 2 contains a clear overview of world history. This history was written by Daniel the prophet thousands of years before this history took place. But this timeline seems frozen history does not seem to be marching on. Todays scholars explanations of this do not seem to explain it satisfactorily. We have laid out an unexplored explanation of this.
On the Sixth Dayby Beth LaBuff
Our story: Yip-Waggle's and mine, about the life we shared with others in our amazing garden home. (We don't have belly-buttons either.) Children's fiction based on Genesis 1 and 2.
The Relationship Between The Names Of Jesus Christ And His Assignment On Earthby Ngozi Nwoke
Names are very significant to the life of any individual. It describes the destiny, purpose and character of the person. It actually dictates his steps or decisions. Therefore, a good name will speak well of an individual while a bad one will speak ill of such a one. In this article, we will consider the names of Jesus Christ and how they relate to His assignment on earth.
Live in the Momentby stephanie reck
How many of us live in the regrets of the past, or in the future we are projecting? Imagine living in the moment, not going back and not going forward. Just enjoying each moment as it comes, and not allowing the unknown of the future to steal our own joy today.
Rich in Good Worksby Grace Tom-Lawyer
We have also been called to be rich in good works.When we do good to others, we actually show that we honour the God in whose image they have been made, in short what we do to people is counted as what we do to God.
It is what it isby Donny Wright
When pondering life's ups and downs some have said, "It is what it is". There exists a space where importance of right and wrong, happy or sad is not measurable. This place that I call "What it is" is in essence God's rest.
Faith or Doubt by Henry Miranda
When you doubt you are not showing faith. Faith is believing God without wavering, without doubting, and without questioning what He says. It is taking God at His Word and believing that what He has promised He is able to deliver.
"I Have Jesus"by Steve Countryman
The more that you are mindful of Jesus in you the more impactful you become. If you have Jesus means that ALL the resources of heaven are made available to you through Jesus who lives and dwells in you through the Holy Spirit.
Onward Christian Soldiersby Don Pedal
Do you have the feeling that we, as a nation, are adrift in a sea of confusion and despair? I have good news for you. The way to make a difference has been there all the time!
DOES SIZE MATTER? PART 2 OF 2by Jeffrey Hagan
The number of people who attend your church or are involved with your ministry really doens't matter? The real questions are, "Is your church or ministry healthy?" and "Are people growing in their own faith?"
DOES SIZE MATTER? PART 1 OF 2by Jeffrey Hagan
How many people do you have in your church? How many people come to Sunday School? How many come to mid-week services? How many, how many, how many... Why the focus on numbers? Let's focust on whether or not a ministry is healthy instead.
INTRODUCTION TO INVISIBLE ILLNESSESby Jeffrey Hagan
People with invisible illnesses have a tough time. They deal with far more then just the chronic pain their bodies experience. This article addresses some of those and gives some basic advice on steps to take.
His Secret Placeby Thais Sherell J
I remember nights on end when I prayed for the sweet hand of death to consume me in order to escape from what I felt was hell on earth. I was dying from the inside out and I felt utterly alone though people overshadowed me.
Count It All Joyby Thais Sherell J
I cried tears daily as I still do now but sparingly. Even with the event past, souls saved, lives renewed I still battle with the scars. Why? I asked God. Why me? I pleaded with the heavenly father. Why? Why?
The House Guestby Steve Countryman
Just being around him has completely changed your life. You enjoy his company, his joy and peace that you experience while you are with him. You find comfort in his words and wisdom to help you through your struggles. Your daily life is now totally different than it used to be because you have developed a "habit of trust". This habit of trust is where you include Him in every day living.
CAN GOD HATE PEOPLE?by Jeffrey Hagan
Some people claim that a true Calvinist must believe that God hates some people because He sends them to hell. I am a true Calvinist but do not believe that to be true. However, many Calvinists do believe God does hate some people so I thought I would play "devil's advocate" and make a case for their position.
Perseveranceby Henry Miranda
Perseverance is maintaining your Christian faith through the difficult times of your life. As Christians, we have a very difficult road to travel while in this world. Imagine an old country road that leads to a very high steep hill and on the hill is a cross and your goal is to get to that cross. It can be a very difficult climb. Sometimes, it's easier to give up rather than struggle and maintain your continuous walk to the cross.
GOD'S LIMITED UNLIMITED LOVEby Jeffrey Hagan
Calvinists are accused of believing that God does not love everybody, but this is simply not true. Sure, some Calvinists do believe God's love is reserved for the elect, but that is not the case for all of us in the Reformed faith.
Obedience Without Logicby Zach Wood
As God asked Joshua and the Israelites to obey without any logic of bringing down the wall, He also asks us to obey even when we can't comprehend the logic behind His command.
COPING WITH FIBROMYALGIA AND CFSby Jeffrey Hagan
Living with a chronic illness is exasperating. This aritlce give a brief list of nine things in our lives we need to be on the lookout for in order to best deal with our ailments.
Continuous Creation by Abby Kelly
Perhaps it's not that creation was
It wasn't yesterday.
Maybe God still speaks life,
And and breathes souls
Today and everyday.
THE LONG JOURNEY HOMEby Rachel Jamerson
A young girl forced to grow up too soon, sets out on a journey that would take her where she didn't want to go. Along the way she finds God and learns that life is full of uncertainties, but He will never leave nor forsake you.
THUNDER IN THE BLUE RIDGEby Rachel Jamerson
Young people are very sensitive to the opinions of their peers. However if you are not willing to take a risk and put yourself out there, you will never know what you can do.
My Arms & Lap Are Emptyby Deborah Rampona Oliver
This short poem was written the day after a friend's infant died unexpectedly. It expresses the grief of coming home from the hospital and encountering all of the beloved possessions a mother uses to care for her child.
"JUST GET OVER IT." THANKS FOR NOTHING!by Jeffrey Hagan
Uninformed people say ignorant things about the ailments of others. This is especially true of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and depression. Some of the things they say, as well as some of the things you can do, are covered in this brief article.
How To Eternally Leave Your Footprints On Earthby Ngozi Nwoke
Do you desire to be remembered long after you have gone? Do you want your name to be reckoned both in heaven and on earth? God's plan is for man to touch heaven and earth by what he had deposited in him. This article gives the greatest way and how to leave your footprints on the seashores of earth.
Secondary Infertility: A Memoir of our Journeyby stephanie reck
I had always dreamed of having four children. I knew I wanted a big family ever since I was a little girl. I had my first unplanned pregnancy at 16 years old. It happened quickly and unexpectedly. I got married when I was 25 years old to a Godly man, and knew I wanted to start a family soon.
Rich in the Word 2by Grace Tom-Lawyer
The tendency for us to relegate the word rich to a financial value s an everyday temptation, however we can be rich in sevral areas. Being rich in God's word involves ensuring it takes a priority over other words.
Rich in the Wordby Grace Tom-Lawyer
More often than not, the word rich connotes some financial value. However there are several ways we can all be rich.One of these areas is to be rich in God's word.